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Manhattan High Sports

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    MHS boys edge Chargers, 59-54

    TOPEKA — Facing a league team on the road in just the second game of the season, Manhattan High boys’ basketball coach Benji George knew his young team was in for a dog fight Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    Indians dominate Topeka West in road win

    TOPEKA — Coming into Friday’s matchup with Topeka West, Manhattan girls’ basketball coach Scott Mall wanted to see his team improve on transition defense and offense.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    MHS 8th in Olathe

    Swimming at the always-tough Olathe Invitational Friday night, the Manhattan High swimming and diving team took eighth place in the 17-team event featuring some of the tougher teams the Indians will see all season.

  • Manhattan High School | December 14, 2014

    Martin’s versatility made him area’s most dangerous player to defend

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    When opposing coaches looked at the 2014 Manhattan High football team, stopping Chris Martin was the top concern defensively.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    Indians hold off Chargers’ rally

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team survived Friday night with a 59-54 win over Topeka West in its first road game of the season.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    MHS girls rout Chargers

    TOPEKA — The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team had no trouble taking care of business against Topeka West in a non-league matchup Friday night, routing the Chargers 72-22 in a game that was never close.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    McCarthys to play golf at Fort Hays State

    Twin sisters Kylie and Kelsey McCarthy made their college decision official this week, opting to continue their golf careers for the Fort Hays State University Tigers next year.

  • Manhattan High School | December 12, 2014

    MHS wrestlers win big at Smoky Valley

    The Manhattan High wrestling team started its busy weekend off strong with a 49-18 dual win over Smoky Valley on the road Thursday night.

  • Manhattan High School | December 11, 2014

    Indians take 3rd at home opener

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    Manhattan High swimming and diving coach Jerry Carpenter knows his team has impact swimmers at the top of his lineup capable of scoring points at any meet.

  • Manhattan High School | December 11, 2014

    MHS wrestlers brace for busy weekend

    The Manhattan High wrestling team is no stranger to an aggressive and challenging schedule.

  • Manhattan High School | December 07, 2014

    Manhattan High boys hold off Dodge City, 69-61

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    With a young and inexperienced varsity roster, first-year head coach Benji George wasn’t sure what to expect from his team in a back-and-forth, down-to-the-wire game.

  • Manhattan High School | December 07, 2014

    MHS girls rout Red Demons in opener, 58-25

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    With a veteran squad coming off a fourth-place finish at state a year ago and an undefeated Centennial League title run, the Manhattan High girls’ basketball team was looking to pick up where it left off last March in playing host to Dodge City in Friday’s opener.

  • Manhattan High School | December 07, 2014

    Indians take 7th at Gardner Invite

    The Manhattan High wrestling team traveled two hours to the east for the Gardner-Edgerton Invitational on Saturday, taking seventh among the 16 teams and earning four medals on the day.

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2014

    Indians defeat Red Demons, 69-61

    The Manhattan High boys’ basketball team got the first win of the Benji George era with a 69-61 win over Dodge City Friday night.

  • Manhattan High School | December 05, 2014

    MHS girls rout Dodge City, 58-25

    The Manhattan High girls’ basketball team opened its season Friday night with a dominant win over Dodge City, outscoring the Red Demons 31-8 in the final two quarters to put the game away.

MHS Sports Galleries

  • In a flash
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    Top-seeded Shawnee Mission West defeated the Indians, 1-0, in double overtime in the semifinal round of the Class 6A state tournament on Saturday in Junction City with a sudden-death goal.

  • MHS Soccer: No Problem
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    Manhattan’s seniors scored six of the 10 goals on the night, while the offense allowed the game to get called 10 minutes early because of mercy rules.

  • Finishing strong
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    The Indians salvaged a split on senior night with a 7-4 win to help erase the sting of a 13-5 loss in Game 1.

  • Goal frenzy
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    Despite the lopsided win, Manhattan head coach Mike Sanchez said he admired the way the Scots handled themselves in defeat.

  • Manhattan High Soccer: No Problems
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    The Manhattan High girls’ soccer team didn’t let the less-than-ideal weather stop it from crushing Wichita Heights in an 8-0 rout.

  • Aced
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    The Indians are headed to the Blue Valley Northwest Invitational, which features some of the top tennis programs in both Kansas and Missouri.

  • MHS basketball: crunch time
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    In a dogfight with Washburn Rural on Friday night and in desperate need of a game-tying bucket, Manhattan worked hard to get quality shots.

  • Manhattan 57, Topeka High 38
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    The Indians had to overcome a sluggish start to beat the Trojans at home, 57-38.

  • Manhattan 66, Topeka High 56
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    Manhattan was so dominant in the third quarter, turning what had been a close game into a blowout en route to a 66-56 win.

  • MHS Wrestling: Making the grade
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    The Indians defeated Paola (57-18), Smith Center (39-33), Shawnee Heights (49-21) and the Manhattan “B” team (60-6).

  • Soccer: manhattan High 4, Derby High 0
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    With the win, Manhattan advances to host Thursday’s regional final against sixth-seeded Hutchinson (11-6-0), which defeated Topeka High, 2-0.

  • Rivalry thriller
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    The loss spoiled an otherwise festive night at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Volleyball: Special sendoff
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    Manhattan’s win over Rural is a good sign with regionals just a few short weeks away.

  • MHS Football: Air Control
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    Facing an offense that likes to throw the ball, Manhattan High tightened up its coverage and contained the pass game in a 50-7 win over Topeka West on Friday at Bishop Stadium.

  • MHS Football: Slipped Away
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    The Indians received their first real test of the season against the Wildcats, and though they played well enough to win for much of the night, Schumacher made a pair of back-breaking plays against Manhattan’s defense to help Hayden scrape together a hard-fought 21-14 win.

  • Dominant: Manhattan 49, Seaman 21
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    The Indians led 42-0 at halftime before dialing it back in the second half and allowing Seaman’s first-team players to get some offense going against Manhattan’s backups.

  • MHS Soccer: Domination
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    The Indians took the lead early in the first half and were never really threatened by the Lions in their season opener at Bishop Stadium.

  • State track & field showdown
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    In many cases, high school sports offer its participants the chance to learn life lessons through competition.

  • MHS Soccer: Exorcised
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    The win over Dodge City sends Manhattan on the road for Tuesday’s 6 p.m. quarterfinal against Maize (17-1).

  • MHS Soccer: Quick Work
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    Despite a slow start, Manhattan defeated Junction City by mercy-rule in only 56 minutes, winning 10-0 to set up Thursday’s regional final against Dodge City at Bishop Stadium, scheduled to begin at 6 p.m.

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